Jun 27 2014

Germany, Paris, China

IMG_2975On Lufthansa, NY-FRA-BJ-NY $1,722.70

Jun 25 2014

The Bergpark Wilhelmsh

In Kassel Germany. Front page news on their local newspaper that weekend. A few pix on FB.

How did they get the water up the Herkules Monument back then?

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May 26 2014

Kassel trail by Fulda

We started at Roter Kater Hotel; some pix also on FB

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May 26 2014

Beginning of a trail

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May 26 2014

The barn

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May 26 2014

The buildings

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May 26 2014

the church

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May 26 2014

The Sunday newspaper on

We just went there yesterday. SonntagsZeit, titles: Wassermassen als Machtsymbol, which Google translates as “Water masses as a symbol of power”.
Vor 300 Jahren gab es im Bergpark Wilhelmsh

May 26 2014

Hanging out there, and the engineering

Zeppelinstr in Kassel is a decent neighborhood. The next door neighbor, as with many Germans, even in Frankfurt, uses the most primitive method to dry their cloth/linens. My mother-in-law used to do this way but her neighbors in New York complained it as an eyesore. On this, I’m sided with the Chinese and Europeans. I love the smell of the sun on my cloth/towels/linens.


A nice touch for the handle of the electrical box:
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I like how they do their toilet – the German engineering (do they have to open the tiles/wall to do repair? Or they’re so confident that their products are so excellent that repairment isn’t needed?)

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May 26 2014

The utensils

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